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05:01 EST 19th November 2018 | BioPortfolio

Latest news articles in the life-science, healthcare, medical device, biotechnology and pharmaceuticals sectors. 

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Monday 19th November 2018

Creative Diagnostics Launches ALK Pathway for Immunology Researchers

As a global leading supplier of of raw materials, antibodies, and reagents for bio-technology industry, Creative Diagnostics has launched ALK Pathway to scientific community facing the growing challenges for immunology research. As one of the signaling pathways among Creative Diagnostics’ immunology resource library, this new one is part of a larger effort by Creative Diagnost...

Alector strengthens board with three appointments including Facebook CFO David Wehner http://bit.ly/2PCVH0f  #pharma #Alectorpic.twitter.com/tDyKoBVMkk

Alector strengthens board with three appointments including Facebook CFO David Wehner http://bit.ly/2PCVH0f  #pharma #Alector pic.twitter.com/tDyKoBVMkk

RPS 'would support' career development of technicians

The Royal Pharmaceutical Society would take “an interest” in the professional development of pharmacy technicians, the Society’s Assembly has said — but warned that any exploratory work in this area would need to be “financially sustainable”.

Sunday 18th November 2018

5 Top Weekly NASDAQ Biotech Stocks: Cocrystal on Top

Cocrystal Pharma, Ra Pharmaceuticals, Avenue Therapeutics, Imprimis Pharmaceuticals and Nightstar Therapeutics were last week's top gainers on the NASDAQ Biotechnology Index. The post 5 Top Weekly NASDAQ Biotech Stocks: Cocrystal on Top appeared first on Investing News Network.

Microvi MNE implemented at Thames Water Wastewater Treatment Plant in UK to Demonstrate Ammonia Removal in Cold Temperatures

Thames Water Utilities Ltd., Microvi Biotechnologies, and WesTech Engineering, Inc. are conducting a collaborative demonstration for transformational wastewater treatment at the Thames Water treatment plant in Sherfield-on-Loddon, UK.  This demonstration of Microvi’s proprietary treatment technology, Microvi MNE™, was installed and commissioned in June. The Microvi MNE process could work wit...

$2 Million US Department of Energy Grant Awarded for Collaborative Project to Develop Economical Bio-Based Fuel Additive

Microvi Biotech announced that it has been awarded a $2 million US Department of Energy grant as part of a group of collaborators including Auburn University, Cornell University, the University of Alabama, Virginia Tech and EcoEngineers. The project is being led by Auburn University. The project promises to improve fuel efficiency and economy. The project […] The post $2 Million US Departmen...

Crumlin hospital reviewing all cancer gene test transcriptions after woman ‘misinformed’ – Newstalk 106-108 fm

Newstalk 106-108 fmCrumlin hospital reviewing all cancer gene test transcriptions after woman 'misinformed'Newstalk 106-108 fmOur Lady's Children's Hospital Crumlin is carrying out a 'precautionary review' of all transcriptions of genetic test results, after it emerged a woman was incorrectly told she did not have a gene that put her at higher risk of developing cancer ...Woman incorrectly told sh...

5 things to cut out of your diet if you want a better night’s sleep – Irish Examiner

Irish Examiner5 things to cut out of your diet if you want a better night's sleepIrish ExaminerNothing beats waking up from a good night's sleep yet, for many of us, the idea of that happening seems like a dream. Sleep deprivation can affect your memory, productivity and overall happiness, so it is essential that you are well rested. Eating ...and more

Six-year-old’s brave battle with DEMENTIA disorder has saved younger sister, 3, from the same fate – The Sun

The SunSix-year-old's brave battle with DEMENTIA disorder has saved younger sister, 3, from the same fateThe SunA SIX-YEAR-OLD girl's brave battle with dementia has saved her three-year-old sister from the same fate. Nicole Rich and her sister Jessica both have Batten disease - a genetic condition which has no known cure and no treatment available on the NHS.Six-year-old dementia girl's brave figh...

Flu Season and Protecting Yourself at Work: Separating Myth From Fact – Black Enterprise

Black EnterpriseFlu Season and Protecting Yourself at Work: Separating Myth From FactBlack EnterpriseConsidering 2017 was the deadliest flu season in many years, you may want to think twice about skipping your flu shot. Radio personality JoJo O'Neal from HOT 99.5 in Orlando, Florida, never considered getting a flu shot because she'd never had the flu.Health Authority: Senior citizens should get a ...

Health Authority: Senior citizens should get a high-dose flu shot – Bend Bulletin

Kashmir PatriotHealth Authority: Senior citizens should get a high-dose flu shotBend BulletinA high-dose flu vaccine has been shown to be much more effective at keeping seniors healthy, a study by the Oregon Health Authority says. The state public health agency collects data about flu hospitalizations every year. Researchers there tracked more ...BAKER: It's not too late to get your annual flu sho...

BAKER: It’s not too late to get your annual flu shot – Lufkin Daily News

Lufkin Daily NewsBAKER: It's not too late to get your annual flu shotLufkin Daily NewsAs the 2018 holiday season approaches, visit your pharmacy or physician's office as soon as possible to get your annual influenza (or flu) vaccine before the seasons' festivities and peak flu season are in full swing. Your body needs approximately two ...For Your Health: It's flu season, get vaccinatedFairfield D...

Human cell atlas study reveals maternal immune system modifications in early pregnancy – Science Daily

Cambridge IndependentHuman cell atlas study reveals maternal immune system modifications in early pregnancyScience DailyDate: November 14, 2018; Source: Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute; Summary: The first Human Cell Atlas study of early pregnancy in humans has shown how the maternal immune system is affected by cells from the developing placenta. Researchers ...Scientists aim to sequence all 1.5 m...

Woman incorrectly told she didn’t have gene that increased cancer risk now seriously ill with ovarian cancer – thejournal.ie

thejournal.ieWoman incorrectly told she didn't have gene that increased cancer risk now seriously ill with ovarian cancerthejournal.ieAN ADULT PATIENT was incorrectly told that she did not have a gene that put her at a higher risk of developing cancer, and later developed ovarian cancer. Our Lady's Children's Hospital in Crumlin is now conducting a review into how the error occurred ...Crumlin chi...

New inflammation inhibitor could treat sepsis – Business Standard

Business StandardNew inflammation inhibitor could treat sepsisBusiness StandardResearchers have developed an anti-inflammatory drug molecule that could lead to better treatments for diseases such as sepsis and potentially other autoimmune diseases. "We've developed a new drug molecule that inhibits inflammation," said lead author ...New Inhibitor Which Blocks Inflammation Could Also Treat SepsisIn...

Four Australians gifted bionic sight – Daily Mail

Herald SunFour Australians gifted bionic sightDaily MailA sense of vision has been restored to four blind Australians during a clinical trial of a bionic eye in Melbourne. The patients, who lost vision due to degenerative Retinitis Pigmentosa, could sense light and dark but not see a hand waving in front of ...Blind people regain sense of sight with Aussie bionic eyeDaily Telegraphall 6 news artic...

Torrey Pines Investment’s i2020 Accelerator to Advance Snap Bio’s Selective Kinase Inhibitor Platform for Treatment of Endodermal Cancers and Autoimmune Diseases

SAN DIEGO, Nov. 15, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Torrey Pines Investment announced today that Snap Bio, Inc. has joined its early drug discovery ecosystem through its i2020 Accelerator specialty investment framework, which includes a three-way partnership with ChemDiv, Inc. Under the terms of the agreement, Snap Bio will leverage ChemDiv’s unique integrated discovery platform, while Torrey [...

Perfect Day, ADM Sign JDA to Jointly Develop and Commercialize Animal-free Dairy Proteins

Perfect Day, a global leader in the research, development and production of animal-free dairy, has announced a joint development agreement with Archer Daniels Midland Company (NYSE: ADM) to develop and commercialize animal-free dairy proteins. Under this agreement, the companies will work together to optimize and scale up the production of dairy proteins using fermentation in […] The post Pe...

Saturday 17th November 2018

The HPV Crisis – Real or manufactured? New film released – Leitrim Observer

Leitrim ObserverThe HPV Crisis - Real or manufactured? New film releasedLeitrim ObserverA substantial new documentary film released online to audiences in the UK and across Europe this week, questions claims made by UK, Danish and Spanish health authorities that widespread administering of the HPV vaccine is both safe and a guaranteed ...HPV Therapeutic Vaccines Market Report Overview – Competit...

Norovirus strikes shelters for California wildfire evacuees – WCPO

WCPONorovirus strikes shelters for California wildfire evacueesWCPOEvacuees who fled the Camp Fire in California are facing norovirus outbreaks in shelters. The Butte County Public Health Department said that 145 people have been sick with vomiting and/or diarrhea since the shelters opened to evacuees and 41 people ...California Fire Victims now face NorovirusFood Poison JournalHundreds of Camp Fi...

Tea or coffee? The answer might be genetic – Jakarta Post

Jakarta PostTea or coffee? The answer might be geneticJakarta PostIn new research studying how genetic factors determine taste, scientists now believe they know why some humans prefer coffee while others opt for tea. A paper published this week in the journal Nature Scientific Reports found that people who are ...Are You a Coffee or Tea Person? It Could Be Down to Your GeneticsInformation-Analytic...

Travel Diarrhea Medicine Rifamycin Approved by FDA – PrecisionVaccinations

PrecisionVaccinationsTravel Diarrhea Medicine Rifamycin Approved by FDAPrecisionVaccinationsNovember 17th, 2018 – Rifamycin (Aemcolo), an antibacterial drug indicated for the treatment of adults with travelers' diarrhea was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Rifamycin SV MMX® is a non-absorbable rifamycin antibiotic ...FDA approves new drug to treat travelers' diarrheaThe ...

Dabrafenib Plus Trametinib Demonstrates Activity in GI Cancers

The combination of dabrafenib and trametinib led to encouraging responses in patients with rare, incurable cancer of the digestive tract.

World Prematurity Day: Prioritise capacity building for nurses –NANPAN – The Punch

The PunchWorld Prematurity Day: Prioritise capacity building for nurses –NANPANThe PunchThe National Association of Nigerian Paediatric Nurses has urged government to invest in capacity building for healthcare practitioners to boost the dearth of paediatric nurses and reduce preterm death rate. Mrs Olubunmi Lawal, the National President ...Low awareness among city women on prematurity, says Surv...

Diabetes comic for children – Daily Echo

Daily EchoDiabetes comic for childrenDaily EchoDOCTORS in Southampton and Portsmouth have developed a comic sequel for young diabetes patients. 0 comment. As part of World Diabetes Day, diabetes experts have developed a comic to help young patients' understanding of the condition, which is ...Dr Wirin Bhatiani: Lifestyle is vital to our healthThe Bolton Newsall 3 news articles


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